An update on the PLTS move to downtown Berkeley

The seminary staff, faculty and students will move to the new campus in June. The official start of operations at PLTS in the heart of Berkeley will be on Aug. 1.

Rector named to help guide seminary

A Chicago professor, ordained pastor and community organizer will serve as the first rector of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary of California Lutheran University.

Seminary to come down off hilltop

Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary is coming down off the hilltop into downtown Berkeley.

PLTS Move Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to many FAQ regarding the upcoming campus move.

Great work of our time

As the Reformation turns 500, some see the climate crisis as cause for a new one.

3 alumni focus of Cal Lutheran ceremony

California Lutheran University will highlight three alumni during its Founders Day Convocation – the founder of a Haitian relief organization, an advocate for the LGBTQ community, and an ordained minister who spent nearly two decades supporting Lutheran higher education.

Announcement

A letter from Rev. Brian Stein-Webber, Interim Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Seminary Relations.

Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda Response to Shootings

I have felt a visceral sense of terror, a tightening in my guts, when I imagine how  I would feel if my two precious sons were Black and, therefore, in danger of their lives every day and night at the hands of police violence and other manifestations of institutionalized white supremacy.

Message on Orlando Shootings

PLTS is the western-most seminary in the ELCA, but we keenly feel for those on the other end of the country, in Orlando, who suffered and are suffering from just the latest, and also the largest, mass shooting in our nation’s modern history.  

Prof. Luis Menendez-Antuna to join PLTS faculty

Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña will be joining the faculty as Assistant Professor of New Testament.  

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